For the implementation of the Common Agricultural Policy, the European Commission needs timely information on the agricultural production to be expected in the current season. This is a main concern of the MARS-project (Monitoring Agricultural ResourceS) of the AGRI4CAST and FOODSEC units of the Directorate General Joint Research Center (JRC) of the European Commission in Ispra (Italy). Available products include: Graphs and maps of weather indicators based on observations and numerical weather models Graphs and maps of crop indicators based on agro-meteorological models Graphs and maps of vegetation indices and cumulated dry matter based on remote sensing images
Walk or cycle to your work as much as it is possible and you’ll set your kids a good example. Encourage them to walk, cycle or take the bus when going to and from school each day! Both their health and the environment will benefit.
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